Coronavirus Coverage

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UPDATED: Alley Theatre Reveals Shortened 2020-2021 season

The company announced plans to reduce from eight shows to five and restructure its entire organization in response to COVID-19 back in May.

08/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

There's No Place Like Home

Houston Symphony Extends Its Livestream Music Series

The hour-long performances will feature repertoire not often performed during the orchestra's regular programing.

08/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Houston, We Have Recommendations: The Intern Edition

5 Things We’re (Mostly) Listening to This Weekend, Aug 7-9

Scientific snippets and uplifting explorations, plus some love for the Swifties.

08/07/2020 Edited by Emma Schkloven

Gotta Love Wally World

Walmart Drive-In Tour Rolling into Houston

The free movie screenings will also be coming to Katy, Spring, and Pearland.

08/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Artistic Shift

UPDATED: Check Out the Bayou City Art Festival Online This Weekend

Organizers of the annual festival have also launched a fundraising campaign to support local arts.

08/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Back-to-School Prep

A Local Pediatrician Explains Why We Need to Mask up Our Kids

And how to make the experience a positive one.

08/06/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

We Got 'Em

Let Curbside Larry Tell You All about HCPL's To-Go Program

You can still borrow books, Blu-rays, and DVDs from both Harris County and Houston public libraries, even though they're closed.

08/05/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Wearing Luxury

Find Amazing Deals at the Tootsies and Norton Ditto Pop-Up Shop

The collaboration between the legendary women's and men's clothing stores means sales of up to 75-percent off.

08/04/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Come Sail Away

Float Your Boat and Watch a Movie with Floating Cinema

For one week in September, a new pop-up movie experience will let audiences watch movies on the water while social distancing.

08/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Keeping Folks Safe

Slim Thug Just Launched a Line of Affordable PPE

The iconic rapper wants to help protect people from getting COVID-19 like he did.

08/03/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

The Eyes Have It

5 Things We’re Reading and Watching

Or "Houston, We Have Recommendations: Part III."

07/31/2020 Edited by Emma Schkloven

Fresh Moves

Farmers Markets Are Seeing Positive Changes During the Pandemic

Among the moves: more customers, bigger hauls, and an expanded vendor list.

07/31/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Future of storytelling

Stay in for Family Movie Night with En Su Casa

The new film festival from TEATRX features kid-friendly shorts that highlight the Latinx experience.

07/30/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Here Comes the General

Hamilton's Christopher Jackson Is on Your Side And Will Soon Be in Your Living Room

The Tony-nominated singer's Aug 15 virtual concert will support several arts nonprofits that have been affected by COVID-19, including TUTS.

07/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Tug of War

Craft Brewing Community Feels Disrespect During Pandemic

While safety is paramount, messaging has cast doubt on intentions, beer advocates say.

07/28/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Curtain closes

Opera in the Heights Bids Adieu to Fall Productions

The spring repertoire is still moving forward in the wake of furloughs and salary cuts.

07/28/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Sonnets and Soliloquies

Main Street Theater's Brings Live Shakespeare to Our Screens

It just isn’t summer without BYOBard.

07/24/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Where No Con Has Gone Before

Texas Cons May Be Cancelled, But Houston’s Fan Community Is Still Getting Its Geek On

Comicpalooza, Dallas' Fan Expo and even San Diego Comic-Con are making the pandemic less lonely with special online content.

07/24/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Let me tell you a story

Grown-Up Storytime Keeps the Pages Turning Through Online Readings

Community has always been at the heart of the live-storytelling events. That's still true, even in the middle of a pandemic.

07/20/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Sew Long, Farewell

Houston’s 2020 International Quilt Festival Is Cancelled

The annual quilting extravaganza, which draws ten of thousands of quilters to the Bayou City each year, will return in October 2021.

07/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven